There are many financial benefits to being married. Here are a few of the big ones.
Here are 45 of my favorite Zig Ziglar quotes. Ziglar, one of our top motivational speakers and a World War II veteran passed away yesterday at the age of 86. He left us with a legacy of timeless wisdom.
Today is the tenth anniversary of the day that my wife and I were married. I remember the day well. I was living with several friends at the time, and we all slept in that morning before getting up and heading out for a mid-morning breakfast at Denny’s. The day started out extremely stormy, and […]
Are you engaged? Married? Wondering if you should combine your finances during marriage? What are the pros and cons of a combined financial plan?
With the tight economy, more and more families are finding themselves living in multi-generational households. Here are some pros and cons.
If you are frugal or digging out of debt, expensive gifts may not be an option. Instead consider these ways to show your spouse you care.
Are you dating? Are you engaged? Are you married? Whatever the case may be, chances are you’re always on the lookout for some cheap date ideas. As I’m newly engaged, it’s more important than ever for me to pick some frugal date ideas because of other expenses that come with wedding planning. We all worry […]
In order to have a healthy marriage we must sow good habits in our relationships. Here are 24 habits to help create a healthy marriage.
This past weekend my wife and I attended a Christian couples conference that our church was putting on. They put on this weekend getaway every year as a way for couples to get away together and strengthen their love for each other, and to reaffirm that Christ comes first in their relationship. I thought this […]
One of the more difficult responsibilities of a husband or wife is to learn how to communicate with each other about money. I say it’s difficult because even the best of marriages can find they have challenges in this area from time to time. I often hear money is the leading cause of divorce and […]
Married couples don’t always see eye to eye. If you’re married, you didn’t need me to tell you that :). When I started writing about making a budget and answering budgeting related questions, I found that people often struggle with a spouse who won’t get on board with the finances. The usual response is a […]
It’s inevitable. An individual within a married couple will become the main financial person. It’s common knowledge that over the course of marriage, either the husband or wife will emerge as the “one who does the finances.” But should this be allowed to be taken to the extreme? Should only one be in charge of […]
Some couples combine their money while others choose to keep their money separate. Perhaps both couples were earning and managing money individually before they got married, so why not continue doing it that way once you’re married? It’s the easy thing to do, right? Of course there is always the discussion about who will pay […]
First things first, congratulations to anyone who has recently married or is getting married. I wish you the best of luck. Once you get married, a lot of things change real quick. One area of change that takes some time to get used to is in your personal finances. Even if you decide not to […]